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Kirtland Community College offers computer course for Tawas area residents

ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College will be offering a popular basic computer course designed especially for seniors and those with no prior computer experience beginning September 12 and running for eight weeks. “Computers with Windows 7” begins with how to turn on a computer and delves into the workings of the Windows 7 operating system. The … [Read more...]

Kirtland Firebirds Open Cross-County Season

The Firebird men’s cross-country team opened the season by competing at Oakland University at the Golden Grizzly Invitational.  Michael Sutton (Harbor Springs) led all Kirtland runners by finishing 39th in the 72-man field.  His time over the 6K course was 21:32.  Evan Thomas (Roscommon) finished 42nd in 21:43, while Joe Jones (Gaylord) also posted a 21:43.  … [Read more...]

Kirtland Nursing Student Paddles with AuSable Canoe Marathon Legend Al Widing Sr.

Kirtland Nursing Student Teams Up With AuSable Canoe Legend

Roscommon, MI – Kirtland Community College nursing student Hailey McMahon joins forces with canoeing legend Al Widing Sr., to take on a vast field of paddlers in the 2012 AuSable River Canoe Marathon. McMahon, 21, began canoeing last August when she first paddled with Widing to prepare for a short race in December.  After teaming up for a second race in … [Read more...]

Warbler’s Nest Offers Summer Camps for Kids

Kirtland Community College’s early childhood center, the Warbler’s Nest, is offering fun-filled, action-packed summer camp opportunities for children between the ages of five and 12 years.  This is the second year the Warbler’s Nest will host camp for students on summer vacation throughout the region. “We are excited because our summer camp programs give … [Read more...]

Kirtland Welcomes New Employees

Kirtland Community College welcomes new staff members Gabrielle Likavec, Lisa Kieb and Ryan Madis, who enhance the college’s ability to better serve students, faculty and fellow staff. Lisa Kieb joins the President’s Office staff as Administrative Assistant to Kirtland’s president, Dr. Thomas Quinn.  Kieb, who lives in Roscommon, says joining Kirtland is … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Revs Up at Whittemore Speedway

Kirtland Community College is lighting up the track at Whittemore Speedway on Saturday nights this summer with a very special Limited Late Model (LLM) race car, thanks to Instructor of Automotive Technology, Bob Oakes. Oakes, who has been an instructor at Kirtland for more than seven years, built his Chevy Monty Carlo LLM from the chassis up with the help … [Read more...]

Kirtland Solidifies Reverse Transfer Agreement

Kirtland Signs Reverse Transfer Agreement

Kirtland Community College joins two other community colleges in northern Michigan to form a regional credit transfer partnership with Ferris State University and Lake Superior State University.  The new “reverse transfer agreement” creates a collaborative process in which students transferring from community college to either of these universities are able … [Read more...]

Kirtland Announces 2011-12 Winter Semester Honors List

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2011-12 winter semester which earned them placement on the college’s dean’s and president’s lists. To qualify for the president’s list, candidates must be full-time students who earn a grade-point average between 3.8 and 4.0. Dean’s list … [Read more...]

Kirtland Regional Police Academy Honors Graduating Class

Kirtland Regional Police Academy will honor its thirty-fourth graduating class with ceremonies in the Performing Arts Center at Kirtland Community College on Friday, May 4, 2012.  Graduation begins at 11 a.m.; a reception will follow in the Student Center. Members of the Winter 2012 class are: Mickelo Anderson of Roscommon, Jesse Berg of Harbor Springs, … [Read more...]

Kirtland Student Receives Roscommon DDA Award

Banner Design Selected for Display in Downtown Roscommon Kirtland Community College graphic arts student Rose White has been selected by the Roscommon Downtown Development Authority for her winning design submission in a spring-themed streetlamp banner contest.  The Roscommon DDA, under the direction of Jim Anderson, approached Kirtland in February and … [Read more...]